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Coeur de Bray - From the hearts of maids

Coeur de Bray - From the hearts of maids 0

Although it is easy to assume, not everything heart-shaped
relates to the commercial reality that is Valentine’s Day. This
famous French cheese links back 1000 years, however, was
made famous during the Hundred Years’ War of 1337 to 1453.
The battle was on for the succession to the French throne
between the Kingdoms of England and France. 
Raclette - Perhaps the World’s Best

Raclette - Perhaps the World’s Best 0

Here at Cheese Therapy, we like to promote the small guys, the
cool finds and stuff that you just can’t buy. We search for stories
of cheesemakers, history and quirk. And then we have Heidi
Farm’s Raclette... 
San Simon - A Hotly Debated Cheese

San Simon - A Hotly Debated Cheese 0

For years, the origin and shape of this cheese has been hotly
debated. Although nobody really knows the true origins,
arguments still continue with some believing this cheese dates
back to Roman times....
Aphrodite Haloumi - From the Greek goddess of love

Aphrodite Haloumi - From the Greek goddess of love 0

The Mediterranean island of Cyprus is best known as the birthplace
of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, as well as haloumi. Dating
back thousands of years, haloumi was first created by nomadic
shepherds to preserve the island’s milk supplies in Spring
D’affinois Excellence - The cheese equivalent to Twister

D’affinois Excellence - The cheese equivalent to Twister 0

In the not so distant past of 1981, a backyard cheese maker in
a small French town decided to approach cheesemaking in an
entirely different way...
Le Duc Vacherin - The ultimate party cheese

Le Duc Vacherin - The ultimate party cheese 0

We have long been fans of cheese master, Will Studd, who
searches the world to seek out the best cheeses and bring them
to us all. This Le Duc is derived from the seasonally available
Vacherin du Haut Doubs (France) and Vacherin du Mont d’Or.
This cheese is normally only available from 15 August to 31
March.....